An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling, and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
A comedy based on the 1987 professional football players' strike. Gene Hackman plays the coach of the team, Jack Warden is the owner, Brett Cullen is the All-Pro quarterback that goes on strike and Keanu Reeves is the "scab" who replaces the star QB.Written by
Keanu Reeves plays a former quarterback from Ohio State. In Point Break (1991), Reeves' character was also a former quarterback from Ohio State. See more »
During the Sentinels' first game, the first two Sentinels kickoff receptions, both from the initial kickoff and after the first quick Detroit touchdown, appear to use the same video, but from different angles. In each instance, #48 catches the ball just inside the end zone and bobbles it in the same fashion. See more »
It's a sportsmovie. It's got every sports cliche in the book: "I look at you and see two men. The man you are and the man you ought to be." But, hell, who cares? It's the Major League of football movies. Sure, it's not gonna win an Oscar, but it's entertaining. A good movie to kill 2 hours. You want drama in a football movie, check out Any Given Sunday. You want fun, mindless entertainment, check this out. Props to Keanu Reeves for learning to throw like a genuine quarterback.
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